NEWS AND EVENTS
21st Annual Conference for Professional Development: "Together Towards Tomorrow"- postponed until 2021
Details coming soon!
NATI Update- 10/8/2020
We are still taking nominations for the Board of Directors! Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will share the form with you to complete and return.
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Thanks to all who participated in our GIVEAWAY!
Links to Covid-19 resources:
Survey for Community Needs- in English, Spanish, Somali, and Vietnamese: https://cip-dhhs.ne.gov/redcap/surveys/index.php?s=LJLLD49YXD&fbclid=IwAR3uoQSG6PEovy-J40kQmPkqn7XaIShZB9Ik8wmD6oZ0v80yzRj6t00nvek
Link to educational videos on COVID-19 from Governor’s office on ten ways to stay healthy and keep your family healthy during the pandemic and tips on what to do if you or family members become ill or have been exposed to the virus – available in Spanish, Arabic, Karen, Somali, Nepalese, and French https://www.youtube.com/cha…/UCcDw3_CGhTVcVtxoGKRkjlQ/videos
Interpreters in the News
ONLINE Training Opportunities:
TransInterpreting is offering online Language Neutral Webinars. Click the link below to visit their site and register.
October 11, 2020 8:00 AM PDT- Court Interpreter Ethics
October 15, 2020 6:00 PM PDT- HIPAA Compliance
October 18, 2020 11:00 AM PDT- Child Services
ATA 61st Annual Conference
ATA Annual Conference: Get Ready for ATA61! **DISCOUNT PRICING FOR REGISTRATION ENDS SEPTEMBER 28TH**
ATA's 61st Annual Conference takes place October 21-24, 2020 virtually. Whatever your role in the T&I Industry, ATA61 is the place where dedicated professionals come together to expand their knowledge and their network.
Founded in 1959, the American Translators Association is the nation’s largest professional organization for translators and interpreters. Its primary goals include fostering and supporting the professional development of translators and interpreters and promoting the translation and interpreting professions. ATA, based in Alexandria, Virginia, has 10,000 members in over 100 countries.
Learn more: www.ata61.org
Nebraska Court Interpreter Certification
Registration Open Now for Court Interpreter Orientation that will be held August 8-9, 2020 at the Judicial Branch Education Building located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Registration form must be filled out and submitted no later than July 24th, 2020. Click the following link to download the form: Aug_2020_Court_Interp_Registration_Form.docx
**Pursuant to Nebraska Supreme Court rule, court interpreters must have no past felony convictions or pending felony criminal charges. In addition, in the preceding 5 years had no misdemeanor convictions or pending charges manifesting a significant deficiency in honesty, trustworthiness, diligence, or reliability. Disposition of any felony charges less than 5 years in the past other than by acquittal or dismissal (e.g., pretrial diversion) shall be the basis for denial of certification. Disposition of misdemeanor charges manifesting a significant deficiency in honesty, trustworthiness, diligence, or reliability less than 5 years in the past other than by acquittal or dismissal (e.g., pretrial diversion) may also preclude work as a court interpreter in this state. If you have questions regarding your qualification to work as a Nebraska court interpreter, please contact Jennifer Verhein at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rules on Interpreters per the Nebraska Supreme Court have been amended. Please click on the following hyperlink to download the PowerPoint to view these amendments. Amendments_to_NSC_Interp_Rules_12-2018
If you have any questions please reach out to Nebraska Supreme Court Language Access Department, or the Statewide Language Access Coordinator Jennifer Verhein email@example.com .
Iowa Court Interpreter Certification
Dates have been set for the Iowa Court Interpreter orientation workshop, written exam, and oral exam. Please visit the website for more information and registration forms.
Check out our Facebook page where you can find links to other training opportunities and news related to the profession: https://www.facebook.com/natihq/